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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rhymney Valley
Town
Caerphilly
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50836
Current location

MOUNT CARMEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Pontygwindy Rd
Caerphilly
Rhymney Valley
Mid Glamorgan
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 155 865
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED STONE TABLET. TABLET HAS PEDIMENT AT TOP AND SHELF WITH BRACKETS AT BASE. PEDIMENT BEARS RELIEF OF PALM FRONDS AND LAUREL WRETH WITH RIBBON AT BASE. SMLL DECORATION AT BASE CENTRE OF TABLET OF IBY LEAVES AND FLOWER.
Inscription
MOUNT CARMEL BAPTIST CHURCH/ SACRED TO THE MEOMRY OF/ THE BELOVED MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH, SUNDAY-/ SCHOOL, AND CONGREGATION, WHO GAVE UP THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY, AND A RIGHTEOUS CAUSE IN/ THE WAR OF 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ "HE SHALL REDEEM THEIR SOUL, FROM DEGRESS AND/ VIOLENCE , AND PRECIOUS SHALL THEIR BLOOD BE/ IN HIS SIGHT/ PSALM, LX, XII, V 14.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Balsom, Ernest Henry
Evans, Ivor
Richards, John Haddon
Rositer, William
Waters, Arthur Edward
Weston, Bert
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 7
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 2.5 IN, height 4 FT, width 2.5 FT
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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